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Sadaichi Kubota Interview

Date: July 1, 1998
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Videographer: Matt Emery
Densho ID: ddr-densho-1000-40
01:59:28
34 segments
Nisei male. Born March, 1921 in Hilo, Hawaii. Was a lieutenant in the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Instrumental in clearing the court-martial conviction of Shiro Kashino, a member of his unit.
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Memories of visiting a family in Mississippi Segment 1 of 34 [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Memories of prewar life in Hilo, Hawaii Segment 2 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Past lifestyle vs. current lifestyle in Hawaii Segment 3 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Development of Nisei values in prewar Hawaii, Japanese language school Segment 4 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Family in two countries Segment 5 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Family in two countries: brother living in Japan Segment 6 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Reunification with older brother after World War II Segment 7 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Brother living in Japan: the possibility of "shooting at each other, brother to brother" Segment 8 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Constructing barracks in Oahu Segment 9 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Witness to the bombing of Pearl Harbor Segment 10 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Cleaning up the aftermath of Pearl Harbor, seeing the "puffs of smoke" Segment 11 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii A tearful sendoff: leaving home for the army Segment 12 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Brothers' decision to join different units Segment 13 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Description of Camp Shelby, Mississippi Segment 14 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Relations between Japanese American soldiers from Hawaii and the mainland Segment 15 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Creative thinking leads to army promotion Segment 16 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Taking on leadership of the squad: gaining the acceptance of unit Segment 17 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Description of fellow soldier Shiro Kashino Segment 18 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Thoughts while en route to fight in Europe Segment 19 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Landing in Naples Segment 20 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii The first day of fighting Segment 21 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Admiration develops for the 100th Infantry Battalion Segment 22 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Respect for the Nazi soldiers' dedication Segment 23 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Willingness to do anything to win the battle Segment 24 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Description of fighting: accuracy of the artillery unit Segment 25 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii A battlefield commission Segment 26 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii The difficult responsibilities of an officer Segment 27 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Recounting the fight that led to the erroneous court-martial of Shiro Kashino Segment 28 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Shiro Kashino's account of the incident Segment 29 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Initial decision to attempt to clear the erroneous court-martial conviction of Shiro Kashino Segment 30 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Early attempts at clearing the erroneous court-martial conviction of Shiro Kashino Segment 31 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Clearing the erroneous court-martial conviction of Shiro Kashino Segment 32 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Receiving help in clearing the erroneous court-martial conviction of Shiro Kashino Segment 33 of 34 [ Previous segment ] -- [ Next segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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Interview location: Honolulu, Hawaii Continuing responsibility to the men in platoon Segment 34 of 34 [ Previous segment ] For more information, visit Densho
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